Menace To Society – Daredevil #599

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Title: Daredevil #599

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Writers: Charles Soule

Artists:  Ron Garney

Story Rating:  10

Art Rating: 10 

Color Rating: 10

Overall Rating: 10 

Daredevil must rally a group of allies to vanquish all his enemies. Wilson Fisk and Muse are causing mass hysteria in the public eye. Lines are being drawn on the superhero stance in New York City in the end only death or incarceration will be the acceptable cost. 

Charles Soule continues to put the pressure on Daredevil as the world around him crumbles. The Wilson campaign places Matthew Murdock and the rest of the costumed community in danger by the people.  

Wilson pushes his agenda of superhero elimination ignoring Muse as the source of the police murders. Matthew Murdock fights in the office and on the streets to fight for the voice of vigilantes everywhere. In a failed attempt to track down Muse, Daredevil must turn to other methods to ensure the safety of the citizens of the city.  

Blindspot is out for blood as he seeks revenge against Muse. In a successful attempt to lure the villain out Blindspot is overwhelmed by the villain’s cunning prowess. Blindspot is in for the fight of his life for Muse doesn’t take his art being ruined lightly. 

The comic offers suspense, drama, and mystery for the two plot lines to work coherently. One side of the story focuses on Muse who got the superheroes involved in the public eye. While Wilson seeks to eliminate all vigilantes from New York, at the same time Matthew Murdock aims to place the villain Muse at fault instead of the heroes. 

Ron Garney creates artwork that is loose, alluring, and filled with drama making the world of Daredevil a mysterious and dangerous marvel. 

Expressions of wild lines, deep color, and rooted emotion are presented inside the comic book. The characters are presented with rushed lines highlighting facial structure and physical appearances while being glossed over with great color tones. Dark lines create a stylized complete image on both the characters and the background. 

Color choice is very selective, having a key role in projecting the best visuals in the progression of story. The majority of color comes in deep shades of blue, purple, and black. Everything is well balanced, which displays large amounts of talent and focus to the scenes and characters. Ron Garney continues to impress with his measure of skill behind the pencil shaping dramatic sequential art for all to appreciate.

The conclusion leaves a major cliffhanger for Muse appears once more before the vengeful Blindspot. On the other side of the city Daredevil recruits an alliance of superheroes including Spider-Man, The Defenders, Moonknight, and many more. Will this team of vigilantes bring down Wilson Fisk in time before the public turns against the heroes? Will Blindspot suffer again at the hands of the evil Muse? Find out in further installments as Marvel’s heroes step into this game of power and politics.

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